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Hostel Ani & Haakien

Hostel | Coolsestraat 47-49, Rotterdam, Netherlands 3014

94.3% Overall Rating

87 out of 90 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (14/06/2015)

Alexandre Madeira de Olivieira thinks…

"The atmosphere and recepcion are pretty nice. The living room is very cozy. The local of the hostel is a little meters to the central station and the street is very quiet."

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Bicycle hire
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Onsite shop(s)
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.66

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Please note: We only accept bookings up to 6 people, not larger Groups. If you book for more than 6 people your reservation will be cancelled with no refund. Please contact groups dept for further information.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Rotterdam?

Contact us directly

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Hostel Ani&Haakien is a paradise for travellers, creatives and adventurous who want to discover Rotterdam in a unique way!

The hostel is located just around the corner of Rotterdam Central Station. So forget about walking around with a heavy backpack.. just drop it at the hostel and let us tell you all about the cool stuff that’s happening in Rotterdam!

Our hostel is not located in a busy bar street at Ani&Haakien you will get a good sleep and no worries within walking distance you will find yourself in a bar for sure!. On one hand the main attractions and on the other hand the young creative buzzling Central district area with nice coffee places, design shops, rooftop bars, jazz, house & techno night life. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

12 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

2 person Garden View (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

About Hostel Ani & Haakien

So they say.. Personality and soul! At Ani & Haakien’s place you will find a living room like home. Furnished with cool ‘old grandma’s’ stuff and recycled materials you will notice every piece of décor has a story to tell.

In our guest kitchen, which we consider to be the heart of the hostel, you can cook your own meals and we will ensure you'll have no problem meeting new travel friends for life.

Stepping outside you'll find our laid back garden. In summer it is always sunny and you can chill-out in the hammocks after spending your day in the city. We growing our very own vegetable garden so feel free to take some herbs for your dinner!

At the reception desk we will make sure you know how to find your way in Rotterdam. Although we can tell you all about the tourist attractions and architecture we like to tell you more about the local hidden places that the city has to offer! And since we like to party our self.. we often have discount deals for good party's or little festivals.

Free Coffee & Toast is up at 08.00 am until 11.00 Toast, jam, butter, hot brewed coffee, milk, orange juice, and some Dutch delicatessens ;)

The rooms are basic and clean. On every floor you find showers and toilets. In the room you will find a locker including power outlets so you can lock & load!

- Wednesday: LICKING FINGERS @12.00h
- Thursday: Pasta & Beer Night at the hostel @19.00h
- Friday: Rotterdam Pub crawl by ROFFA PUBBING
- Saturday: Architecture Tour @11.00
- Saturday: Lasagna night @19.00
- Vintage shop open 7 days a week
- Hire Bikes or Long boards
- Random Movie Nights
- Bored to Death Book Swap

And more..
- Fully equipped guest kitchen
- Free bed linen
- Free wifi & guest computer
- Lockers including power outlets
- Free luggage storage
- Free City maps
- Free Architecture tours
- No curfew
- Free Coffee & Toast in the morning
- Vegetable garden

*Tourist tax needs to be paid upon arrival. In 2015 the tax is E1,- p.p.p.n.
*We have a little Kittycat who listens to the name: Suzy La Cubanita
*We don't have 24hr reception, so please let us know if you are going to arrive after midnight. But don't worry, there is no curfew and there is always someone around!

Accommodation Information

Rooms: Tiny Double rooms , 6p, 8p, 10p, 12p
Free Wireless internet ( even in the bed dorms)
Information desk with travel assistance & staff with inside information
Free Breakfast from 8 till 11
Free linens
Personal lockers including power outlet
Laundry Service upon request & Hair Dryer
Luggage storage
Guest kitchen & Living room the heart of the Hostel!
Cosy garden
Vending machine 24 // 7
Bike & Longboard rental

*We don't have 24hr reception, so please let us know if you are going to arrive after midnight. But don't worry, there is no curfew!*

We have a little Kittycat who listens to the name : Suzi La Cubanita

Thursdays’ Pasta & Beer Night at the hostel.
Friday’s Rotterdam Pub crawl by ROFFA PUBBING (in Summer time)
Saturday’s Free City Walking Tour start at 11.00 in the morning pick up at the Hostel.
Spontaneously we take you out to hidden spots in Rotterdam ;)
Vintage shop open 7 days a week
Movie Nights
Bored to Death Book Swap

Location Information

5 minutes walk from Rotterdam Central Station. You will find Ani & Haakien in the Central District area surrounded by a mix of cultures, cheap shops, bars and places to eat. Around the corner you walk right into the creative and experimental part of Rotterdam.. This is where the Underground scene of the Rotterdam night life is hiding!